News: Jamie Bell

Wednesday 25 July 2001

Jamie Bell,
the 15 year old star of Billy Elliot is to be the subject of a documentary by Stephen Daldry, director the Oscar winning film. Bell’s own life echoes the ‘rags to riches’ story told in Billy Elliot. Filming began last year and the documentary will be broadcast on the BBC this Autumn.
Source: The Guardian, 17 July

Jamie Bell
star of Billy Elliott, has given up dance: “The problem with dancing is that it’s something you have to give full attention to,” he says. “If you fall behind, it’s difficult to get back to the same level you were once at.” John Hiscock interviews him in the
Telegraph, 16 June 03

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